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Wallgrin's "Bird/Alien" Album Release With Ian William Craig


**Join us for the release show for Wallgrin's debut album "Bird/Alien" with special guest Ian William Craig.**

$10 Advance / $15 Door

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After years of composing, recording and performing, 2018’s Bird/Alien marks Wallgrin’s first full-length release. Moving between pseudo-religious incantations, lush string-based orchestration, beat-driven pop and ornate vocal arrangements, Bird/Alien feels at home next to art-pop albums like Björk’s Vulnicura, Kate Bush’s The Sensual World, and Deradoorian’s The Expanding Flower Planet. It was entirely self-produced and recorded in Vancouver, Berlin and a remote Vancouver Island cabin.

Interweaving legends and folklore amidst intricate harmonies and pop sensibilities, Wallgrin gives voice to the mythological beings that have long occupied the fringes of the cultural imagination. Bird/Alien explores the inner lives of the most sinister creatures of legends, embodying their anger, jubilation, sorrow and tenacity. Banshees scream over the murmurs of forgotten demigods; the cries of harpies cut through rich primeval hymns. The album depicts a deeply intimate look into these imagined lives, all while questioning the symbolism of gender in mythology and the expressions of femininity and masculinity in relation to power. Bird/Alien will be released via Heavy Lark on July 6, 2018.

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Accessibility Info:
• The main cabaret room is wheelchair accessible via a ramped entrance.
• A wheelchair accessible washroom is available.

Earlier Event: July 1
The Sunday Service